JG Ingenieros provided Architectural & Engineering services for the design and construction supervision of the new Cruise Terminal “A” of the Port of Málaga, Spain.
The Terminal “A”, located at the Levante dock of the Port of Málaga, was inaugurated on 14 May 2011. It can house two cruise vessels simultaneously and operates both as homeport and transit terminal. With this new facility, the Port of Malaga become the second most important base port of the Iberian Peninsula, and the seventh of Europe.
The total gross floor area was 7,650 m2, arranged in two above ground levels. For the embarking-disembarking logistics process, the terminal has a gangway with two fingers, 46 check-in points, 4 luggage conveyor belts totaling 800m long, and is able to distribute up to 7,500 suitcases in 2 hours and a half. With this new facility, the terminal can satisfy the requirements and needs of every cruise ship, having the capacity of completing the check-in process in 15 minutes and the baggage disembarking in 15-20 minutes.
Promoter: Cruceros Málaga, S.A.
Architect: JG Ingenieros
Budget: €9.4 million
End: 2008 – 2011